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and veterans. i spent more than 20 years in the wind industry as a technology development engineer. in those days we saw some spectacular failures and dramatic failures, but every year we put more into the technology development. little bit this year in the aerodynamics, gear box, foundation, every year a little incremental improvement in the control systems, field testing so we understood what was going on and the power electronics, and today we have an industry that is a spectacular industry. . the touchins produce power for five cents per kilowatt. it's been a successful business. the united states dominated that business because of consistent policies, consistent tax policies. we could rely on the policies being there year after year. investors came in, engineers came in. in the early 1980's those policies began to change and the technology began to leave our country and we've seen -- i've seen in my career the incentives come and go over the years. i can tell you it's devastating to the industry. it takes years to develop the infrastructure to produce wind turbines. the barings are 20 f
, the old cassette tape idea to using the latest in digital technology. we are excited about the transition because it makes it faster, cheaper, and more efficient to get good quality reading materials to people when they need it. the service is obviously designed for the government to be sure that people have equitable access to the materials. in the spirit of public libraries in this country, we have more public libraries than mcdonald's, we have a chance with a service like this to be sure everybody has a chance to be well informed citizens, which is obviously the most critical and being able to enjoy the rewards of a great novel and literature and being a part of the world a run them. host: our next segment deals with the jobless rate. joining us is rick newman. the numbers said 7.7% when it comes to the unemployment rate. can you tell us what leads to that number? guest: there are some people getting jobs, but as you mentioned a couple of minutes ago, i think the bigger factor is the labor force actually shrunk in november. fewer people were working or looking for work. the unemploymen
or israel getting the technology being able to reach the united states, this is the sort of classic paradigm. the stock of the sum of all fears which is nuclear terrorism. i don't know if you want to comment on what are the risks, what are the real risks of wmd terrorism? >> there are significant risks to the terrorism. we all know the risks in the nuclear bomb and the part of los angeles etc am i etc, but when you look at the chemical and biological, they're also very significant threats there. for instance, you can look at what happened in the world war ii. the japanese army dropped infected fleas and china with 50,000 people, kind of a biotech they killed 50,000 people. chemical weapons, world war i chemical weapons killed at least 90,000 people. and you have these terrorist groups in the middle east. al qaeda has tried very hard for years to develop wmd. probably the closest they came was a group of retired pakistani leaders, really the nuclear program who teamed up with al qaeda to try to help al qaeda to develop the wmd. luckily they were cracked down upon before things got too far dow
in the philippines sea. world leaders worry that north korea will deliver technology capable of delivering a war head to reach the west coast. the un security council is expected to meet together about the last launch. >> a former roommate of a terrorist. they were arrested on the way to africa to join the terrorist group. the men planned to wage jihad there. they were added to the most wanted terrorist list last month. he found two rifles at the scene of a murder and now he will come face to face with a border agent's family. he was part of a 20-person ring buying guns and smuggling in mexico. terry's cousin plans to peek at the sentencing and push for the maximum sentence. >> it is a title that could rifle the title of president. according to reportings, president george bush is about to become a grandfather for the first time. his daughter jenna expecting their first child. they have been married four years and said to be thrill would. last year the 31 year old admitted to people magazine that her parents wanted her to start having grandchildren and those are the headlines. congratulations. >> ste
into the game. we are going to support businesses and technologies where britain has a clear technology advantage. we will extend our global lead in aerospace and support the supply chain for advanced infection. we've also support british companies to new emerging markets in asia and africa and the americas. and increasing the funding for the uk by over 25% a year. so they can help more firms build the capacity of overseas british chambers and maintain our country's position as the number one destination in europe for foreign investment. we are launching a new 1.5 billion pounds export finance facility to support the purchase of british export. [cheers] third, we are addressing the credit problems of companies we are providing it with 1 billion pounds of extra capital which will leave her either planning to help small firms and bring together existing ones. fourth, we are going to cut business taxes go further. let me tell you how. the temporary doubling of the small business rate relief scheme helps the small firms were 350,000 firms paying pay no right at all. the last government, we
technology for long range ballistic missiles capable of hitting the u.s. talk about it with david albright, president of institute for science and international security. he is also a former weapons inspector and one of a handful of americans who has actually visited north korea. david, you say that north korea wants to be able to threaten the united states. why? >> well i think they see the united states as an enemy. so i would say that this, the launch does happen it is not to celebrate the anniversary of, or to mourn, whatever you want to say the death of kim jong-il last december. that they are doing this test to further their own national security interests and, one of those interests is to have a robust, i would argue, nuclear deterrent against the united states. now, i would also add that they are more than willing to negotiate about that. i don't think it's inevitable that north korea would have nuclear-tipped ballistic missiles aimed at the united states but i do think they intend to try to accomplish that and this launch is a step, probably an early step, in terms of the developi
on the idea that technology is the only answer to our military challenges, that we are only going to fight certain kinds of wars in the future. you know, we say we would never fight another counterinsurgency after vietnam but guess what, we did, and as i look back at all of the times we have used military force since vietnam, when it comes to predicting where we will use our military next, we have a perfect record. >> rose: we are always wrong. >> i have never gotten it right, not once. >> rose: why? >> because the world is unpredictable. and so my mantra when i was secretary was, we need a force that is equipped and trained to provide the maximum possible versatility across the broadest possible range of conflict, because we can't predict what the next conflict will be like and, therefore, we have to train and have as much flexibility and versatility as possible. we can't just prepare for one kind of conflict. > >> rose: you also have said, i think on leaving, that i don't want to be secretary of state when you are fighting these kind of ground wars, you know, with increasing budget deman
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satellite in orbit. u.s. officials think it is it a cover to test technology for a missile used for the united states . >> and travel forces in pakistan. terrorist leadership was hiding out near the border of pakistan. they are aware of the deaths but not confirming the igentity or how important the leadership was at this time. >> there are growing fierce that the civil war in syria could escaulate. syria is stocking piling chemical weapons. but since international inspectors have never been inside of the country, we don't know how big the arsnil is. new reports president assad may be willing to unleash as an effort foget control. >> they are joining us to break it down. welcome, thank you for joining us today. >> thank you. the president said if syria resorts to using chemical weapons there will be consequences and it is it a red line for the white house. what do you think it could to trigger military action? >> the reason i am smiling the administration should have played this card a year ago. this is putting more pressure. there is no evidence that syria will be nutty enough
in technology. >> in many cases we're seeing upwards of 25, 30, into the 40 mile-per-gallon range which is ridilar to a hybrid so the argument the consumers are making is i don't need to get a hybrid. >> reporter: looming federal fuel economy standards are also alsing the industry shift to environmentally friendly vehicles. auto makers will be required to 4each a fleet average of 54 miles per gallon by 2025. s nn blackstone, cbs news, los angeles. >> dubois: later, less is more. the growing boom in mini houses. how one medical school is recruiting a new generation of family doctors for small-town am america, and sandy's aftermath. a new program hopes to rebuild and rehire at the same time. those stories when the cbs evening news continues. alka-seltzer plus rushes relief ] to all your worst cold symptoms, plus it relieves your runny nose. [ sighs ] thank you! [ male announcer ] you're welcome. that's the cold truth! is the same frequent heartburn treatment as prilosec otc. now with a fancy coating that gives you a burst of wildberry flavor. now why make a flavored heartburn pill? becaus
and deciding they want to empower themselves to that greatness is that technological advance our not only going to lower the time and costs of getting that kind of skill acquisition but are going to make it much more accessible. we have to make sure it is her student aid programs don't stand in whether. let me give you an example. right now what we have is student aid like pell aid like pell grants or the loan programs, they have credit institutions. they don't have credit courses. so that is a way towards conditional for your land grant university, nothing wrong with it. i went to a school that is about -- to be crushed by the sugar bowl. anyway, a few points of mitch mcconnell. but what about the folks that don't want to do that and can't do that? they want to take a course, online course fiscal year an online credit the school over you. we should credit courses so we're not discriminating against allowing people to us acquire skills in that setting. i think we have to reform our loan programs to reflect the 21st century students. the second thing i would do is make sure we have more informat
to and from was one of the most unusual parts because they operate using technology that hasn't really been used before. >> rose: i should set this up for the audience at home who hasn't obviously seen the movie. this is a story how they would lead him to pakistan and a story about how they made a decision to go in and either capture or kill osama bin laden. there's are two different stories. >> and there's the story. >> there's a third story when they go in and actually do it. >> two for the price of one. >> rose: talk about the c.i.a. aspect of this. how long did it take them to get on the trail that would lead them somewhere? because we know that after 9/11 i mean they were all kinds of things going on with american national security people to get somebody to give some information as to where osama bin laden was, to get their hands on osama bin laden. >> well, i mean my humble opinion, mark did an extraordinary job of reporting this and then out of the reporting turning this into an incredibly dramatic screen play. i'm the recipient of that trying to transform those pages into a screen
and technology, and clean energy. i want to put people back to work, rebuilding our roads and our bridges and our schools. that's how we grow an economy. i want us to bring down our deficits but i want to do it in a balanced, responsible way. and i want to reward -- i want -- businesses and manufacturers like detroit diesel, right here, creating jobs, right here, in redford, right here in michigan, right here in the united states of america. that's where we need to go. that's the country we need to build. and when it comes to bringing up manufacturing back to america, that's why i'm here today. since 1938, detroit diesel has been turning out some of the best engines in the world. over all those years, generations of redford workers have walked through these doors. not just to punch a clock, not just to pick up a paycheck, not just to build an engine, but to build a middle class life for their families, to earn a shot at the american dream. for 7 1/2 decades, through good times and bad, through revolutions and technology that sent a lot of good jobs, manufacturing jobs overseas, men and women like
ground on technology is going to win both warfare and politics and we can't allow that to happen again. one lesson is you want to make sure from a perspective you are communicating your message to people and ensuring not only they are supporters but also voters. >> how do you regain the technological high ground? >> investing in it. it's there and can be done. the technology of 2012 was amazing and 2016 is indescribable. has to be invested in and priority. the chairman inherited a party that had financial problems and got the party out of a financial hole which didn't create a lot of time and space. part of what we need to do. you need to have a marketing department but you need to have a good production department. you need to have good policy that you are selling and state of the art methods. >> you personally tweet? >> i try to. but no one has ever sent a tweet on my behalf. i control my own twitter feed because it is authentic and it is about hip-hop and sports. >> you are a dolphins guy? >> yeah. they got beat last sunday. >> what devices do you carry? >> iphone. i didn't know if
. and there are safety problems, too. but we feel that if, if police are going to be acquiring technology like these drones, there need to be clear rules in place about them getting warrants, too. >> and the sheriff says there would be clear rules, that they would be using them only for specific purposes, natural disasters, to find exit routes out or standoffs in which they need to gather intelligence on where a suspect is. >> and in this case there is a a bit of a word game here, because that was the justification he gave to the city council. but then when you look at the application at documents acquired by us at eff and the aclu, he gave different purposes, things like surveillance and crowd control and that's the sort of thing we're concerned about. >> why? >> why are we concerned about this? >> right. if a police officer is there, they have eyes, doing the same thing. it's a question of where they are. crowd control, if you have a drone overhead and the police are better informed as to which way the crowd is moving or a protest is going down the street, what's bad about that? >> well, we
with it if you don't have the technology both protective gear as well as anecdotes if you are exposed. you know, i think assad is about to go down catastrophically here in the coming year. he has -- the army is going to turn on him. it will be tempting for him -- he has already murdered 40,000 people -- to use these chemical weapons during the final days. >> is there anything that the united states can do to carry out the president's threat to -- that there will be consequences against assad and his regime if he were to do this is this. >> i think the threat of u.s. airpower is enormous. when we put the u.s. naval air carrier to the syrian armed forces and the u.s. air force, it would be their end within 90 days, so i think there's a huge deterrent capacity from the president's announcement. if he uses chemicals, we could go after his delivery system. if we could go after the -- i heard a discussion, you couldn't really bomb them because you would set them off. that's what we do. we go after them with very hot munition to try and destroy them before they were used. do we really know where they
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into orbit, but the u.s. says it is a cover for testing ballistic missile technology. jon: right now angry protests erupting in michigan as state lawmakers pass a right-to-work law last night. it's a state dominated by organized labor. union members are blasting the new measure saying it will weaken unions. right to work bans unions from forcing workers to pay union dues. mike tobin has more from our chicago bureau. what happened there, mike? >> reporter: well, jon, a spokesman for the democratic caw can cuts in michigan just told me they cannot stop from passage the legislation that governor rick schneider calls freedom to work because the republicans simply have the numbers. so the demonstrations will continue at the capitol. as you mentioned, the demonstrations have already gotten ugly, there have been several arrests, pepper spray has been used, additional state troopers have been deployed today. and unlike these drawn-out labor standoffs we've seen in recent years, governor rick schneider has been able to slam this legislation through, and despite all of the visuals, he insists that h
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. machines with the technology, the scale and the ability to communicate to make the world work better. and now all the machines want in. ♪ we'll be right back. stay with pups . >>> welcome back. we continue with a move to fight smartphone thefts. the term is called bricking. it renders the phones completely inoperable and yusless to thieves. stolen cell phones account for about 40% of thefts in cities like washington and others aren't the country. how much do you think this will help to reduce that number? >> the people follow the directions, it should help an awful lot. if all have you to do once your phone is swiped, stolen or missing, whatever, you call up d say, brick my phone, that adds a lot of effort to the situation involving cutting this off. it makes -- renders phones useless, may even, you know, get people who were going to steal your phone or hold you up and take it, it may courage them from that kind of activity. >> the chief police and mayor have endorsed this. they feel based on the research and stats they have that this program is going to work. pat, there's somethin
, firing it into your or israel, and ultimately getting a icbm technology, being able to reach the united states? this is a classic paradigm. wmd terrorism. what are the real risks of wmd terrorism and throw their significant risks. -- terrorism? >> there are significant risks. when you look at chemical and biological, they're also very significant threats there. when you look what happened in world war ii, the japanese army dropped infected fleas in china and killed 50,000 people as a biotech. played infected fleas killed 50,000 people -- plague-infected fleas killed 50,000 people. you have terrorist groups in the middle east. al-qaeda has tried very hard for years to develop wmd. probably the closest they came was when there were a group of retired pakistan the leaders -- pakistani leaders to try to team up with al-qaeda to help them develop a wmd. luckily they were tracked down upon before things got too far out of hand. that is an example of al qaeda. you have to worry potentially about iranian scientists teaming any similar way. you look at hezbollah, there are rumors that hezbollah
they end up in the person who sits in the seat. technology exists for it you force the person who by buys the ticket to sit in the seat they didn't use it in this case. >> should would he be upset by the fact that tickets sold out. they sold out through legitimate means quickly. we presumed that that face value ticket money will go to the victims of hurricane sandy. they are being marked up dramatically so these scalpers are making more money off of the tragedy. >> there is going to be profiteering unless you force people who buy the ticket to sit in the seat. they didn't use it in this case. but, remember, charity is hard in this country. we have tingts for charity. 300 points of compliance to sell tickets nationally for charity. you have got -- there are 300 different points of regulation. we spent millions of tickets for charity on compliance engine. it's extraordinary. the people who put on this concert 12-12-12 concert legitimate folks. can you rest assured that as much as the proceeds as possible will go to sandy victims. >> jay, a lot of people are saying, all right. these scalpers
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with population, military spending and investing in technology. >> and one of the bright spots for the u.s., we are expected to become energy independent and the world's largest exporter by the year 2030. people talk about china and their booming economy over there, and this quantifies just how fast they are coming on. pretty amazing. >> the world's population is projected to rise to 8.3 billion from 7.1 billion. and demand for food will go up 35%, and demand for water, 40% more than current water supplies, making water a likely cause of regional conflict, particularly in south asia and the middle east. water and food. there's not going to be enough for us. >> what a bright future. >>> this morning, the streets of cairo promise to be packed today with protests for the egyptian capital. two separate million-man marches are planned as supporters and opponents of president mohamed morsi demonstrate ahead of a saturday vote on a measure giving morsi sweeping new powers. >>> they are digging out in the upper midwest after the first major snowstorm of the season. some areas got slammed with more than
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